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Orcas Island Family Farm Stay

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Last updated: 07/10/2014

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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
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Orcas farmhouse description

Morning Star Farm:Beauty, Restoration, Inspiration! Historic organic farm invites family vacations,quiet individual retreats and special events. Unique rental options include artistically renovated barn and cabin. Enjoy this 120 year old renovated family homestead. Imagine, rest, renewal and fun for for all. lush gardens in the summer quiet retreat in the winter.
Garden Cottage is nestled in the upper flower garden with a storybook view of pond pastures, and historic hay rake. Relax into this easy living cottage with its rustic pole ceiling, white walls and Saltillo tiles. Cozy up by the wood stove with a book or retreat from a hot summers day, cook a farm fresh meal, play a board game or just remember how to daydream in the hammock; makes for a great writers retreat, family getaway, romantic weekend hideaway! Large bedroom has 2 full beds with extra floor space for floor mattress. Small but fully equipped kitchen opens up to living room with a pull out futon off to the side. Outside, south facing sitting area includes barbeque. Rate is $185 a night for 2 + $15 each additional guest.
The Secret Garden Room is adjacent to the cottage. Through the wagon wheel gate, you will find this one of a kind guestroom with a private doorway and deep set windows that look out south through the flower garden to the south and out west to the horse paddock. Fireplace, latia ceiling, limestone tiled bathroom add to the old world feel of this special room. King bed; pull out couch, full bath. Room includes small writing/ desk/ sitting area, floor space for extra mattress, work nicely alone or as extra space with the cottage. Rate is $135 a night for 2 + $15 each additional guest.
The Madrona room is privately tucked up in the northwest corner of the house. Savor the sunset from your secluded porch, soak in the hot tub under the stars, or perhaps you would prefer to relax in the sauna attached to the walk in shower of the bathroom. Either way, if you are looking for ultimate retreat and relaxation time this is the room for you! 2 queen beds, plenty of floor space for extra floor mattress. Rate is $150 a night for 2 + $15 each additional guest.
The Barn is great for groups/families who want something a bit more rustic, this is a 125-year-old structure remodeled to maintain original integrity. It has a wonderful hayloft for sleeping (see photos) plus two pull out couches in the huge open downstairs room. For more privacy, you may prefer the wall tent (w/full bed and wood stove) out back on mossy knoll. Just outside the barn, experience a lovely outdoor shower. Inside the barn room, there is tons of counter space for group cooking, crafts, and gatherings. Opens up onto main garden area, play structure and lake. Basketball slab out front, picnic tables and bar-b-que ready for gatherings! Rate is $350 a night for 2 + $10 for each additional guest.
Additional tent sites (available with barn rental only), $35 for double occupancy, $15 each additional camper.

Keywords: Beautiful secluded 35 acre sanctuary includes working organic farm,120 year old renovated barn, swimming pond, pasture, horses, Cabin, woodlands, walking trails,b-ball ,badminton, campfire...perfect for family reunions, retreats, and other gatherings--fun for all!


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Property Type

      • Farmhouse

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental


              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only

              Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15, Beds for 4-15

              • Bedroom 4


              • Bedroom 5


              • Bedroom 1: 2 double, 1 sleep sofa /futon

                Garden Cottage includes living room Kitchen,WIFI...moreless

              • Bedroom 2: 1 king, 1 sleep sofa /futon

                Secret Garden room adjacent to cottage,door to outside...moreless

              • The Madrona Room: 2 queen

                Includes deluxe bathroom w sauna,walk in shower large deck...moreless

              • Barn : 2 double, 2 twin/ single, 4 sleep sofa /futon

                Complete with kitchen large living/gathering space WIFI...moreless

              • Wall tent: 1 double

                private canvas cabin w/ wooden deck ...moreless

              • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (3), Double Beds (4), Child Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (5)...moreless

              Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms


              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Stereo
              • Toys
              • VCR
              • Video Library


                  • Family


                  • Churches
                  • Library
                  • Live Theater
                  • Restaurants

                  Local Services & Businesses

                      • Fitness Center

                      Leisure Activities

                      • Boating
                      • Horseback Riding
                      • Horseshoes
                      • Shopping
                      • Sight Seeing

                      Location Type

                          • Rural:

                            Organic working farm on historic family homestead ;35 beautiful acres include large pasture,huge pond and woodland sanctuary....moreless

                          Sports & Adventure Activities

                          • Basketball Court
                          • Cycling
                          • Fishing
                          • Golf
                          • Hiking
                          • Kayaking
                          • Mountain Biking
                          • Sailing
                          • Snorkeling/Diving
                          • Swimming
                          • Tennis


                          • Dining:

                            Plenty of picnic tables as well as tables inside...moreless

                          • Dining Area
                          • Seating for 20 people


                          • Linens Provided
                          • Towels Provided
                          • Wireless Internet
                          • Wood Fireplace
                          • Wood Stove


                          • Catering Available:

                            We offer farm fresh dinners for special events with a flexible menu tailored to your desires and the time of year. About as organic local as you can be!!...moreless

                          • Coffee Maker
                          • Cooking Utensils


                          • Outdoor Grill

                          Pool / Spa

                          • Sauna
                          • Shared Hot Tub
                          • Jetted Tub


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                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 1988

                          About the owner: We have lived and farmed on orcas since 1988, while also teaching and traveling over this time. We have raised all of our children on the island.

                          Why the Owner Chose Orcas:
                          You will find the beauty here touches you in more ways than one.This land has a rich history of homesteading and healing.As our home of over 25 years,we have not only raised our children here, we have lovingly established an operational and educational organic farm business as a part of the land.We are committed to stewarding a place of growing, learning, healing and creating. We are honored to share this island sanctuary including our 25 year old organic farm business with other families and friends.We are always learning ourselves. Not only has the farm produced thousands of pounds of vital food over the years,we have witnessed people of all ages be nourished by their total experience of being here. We look forward to hosting more gatherings or quiet individual retreats in the future.

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                          Date last modified - Monday, January 26, 2015

                          $350 per night (USD)
                          Minimum stay: 3 nights
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                          Member since: 2011
                          Speaks: english
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                          • Calendar last updated: 07/10/2014
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